Buyer

Job Location: Xtrac UK
Closing Date: Tue 27th November 2018 - Apply Here »

 

About the job…

We are seeking a professional Technical Buyer to support the rapid growth of our business and strengthen our busy procurement team.

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, you will be responsible for the procurement of a range of high technology mechanical manufactured components for our innovative transmission systems used by the World’s top racing teams including Formula 1, IndyCar, Sportscar and Rally.  Our innovative transmissions are also being used in the next generation of ultra-high performance hybrid and EV hypercars, and to deliver that future technology we are expanding our ambitious procurement team.  You will deal with our eminent supply chain and be able to develop strong relationships as well as developing your own career in an award winning. We are looking for a dedicated and highly motivated team player with strong interpersonal and organisational skills, who can work well under pressure in a fast moving environment. You will be a confident communicator and negotiator and the ability to build strong relationships is vital for this role.

About you…

Although the role is predominately operational, we are seeking an individual who is innovative and strategically minded. If required, training will be provided so that you will be able to grow and develop to achieve your own personal goals.

The successful candidate will need a strong engineering background and be able to understand technical drawings with a knowledge of current manufacturing techniques such as milling and turning. 

Ideally you will possess a minimum of 3 years purchasing experience in similar industries or fast paced environments although we would be interested in talking to recent graduates who might not have all of the necessary knowledge, but who are keen and enthusiastic.

Company benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Contributory Pension Plan
  • Paid Holiday Allowance
  • Life Insurance
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free Eye care

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